Walking Tour of Almada

Visit the amazing Cristo Rei!


April 18th



Meeting Point & Time

Cais do Sodré Metro Exit

2 PM

Have you ever wondered what the other side of the Tagus River looks like? Come with us across the 25th April Bridge and let’s go explore the town of Almada and the most impressive sights it has to offer!
During the amazing trip to Almada we will visit the Cristo Rei and Casa da Cerca with a walk through the old part of town and the gardens by the riverside with the best view of Lisbon.

The Cristo Rei statue is part of the Santuário Nacional de Cristo Rei. The construction of this National Monument started in 1950 and was completed in 1959.The base was designed by architect António Lino; the Christ figure, which stands at 28 metres high, was designed by sculptor Francisco Franco de Sousa. It was inspired by the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), after the Cardinal Patriarch of Lisbon visited that monument.

Casa da Cerca - Center for Contemporary Art is a center for research and dissemination of contemporary art. The first exhibition was an exhibition of Amadeo de Souza Cardoso.

Note 1: This Event is exclusive for Erasmus Life Lisboa Cardholders.
Note 2: Make sure you book your place as soon as possible as all events have limited places.

  • Entrance to the Cristo Rei

We are going by public transportation so bring pocket money for transfers.
> Boat ticket: 2.40€ both ways (plus 0,50€ if you do not have the green card)
> Bus from Cacilhas (station on south margin of Tagus river) to Cristo Rei: 2€


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